Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Five Ghosts Gets Deluxe


Frank J. Barbiere, Chris Mooneyham and Lauren Affe like taking readers on adventures. The adventure they're best known for is Five Ghosts, which Image plans to release the first twelve issues of the series. Not only that, but tons of bonus content will also be collected in a deluxe hardcover due in stores this June. After a tragic encounter with an artifact known as “The Dreamstone,” infamous treasure hunter Fabian Gray is possessed by five literary ghosts and granted access to their unique abilities. Join Fabian and his allies as they travel across the world in a pulp-inspired action/adventure tale in Five Ghosts Deluxe Edition, Vol. 1 hardcover.

Five Ghosts Deluxe Edition, Vol. 1 hardcover (ISBN: 978-1-63215-288-6) hits comic book stores on June 24 and bookstores on July 7 and will be available for $34.99. It can be ordered by retailers from Diamond Book Distributors with Diamond Code MAR150531.

Full press release below.
FIVE GHOSTS DELUXE EDITION, VOL. 1 HARDCOVER TAKES ACTION THIS JUNE
The pulp-inspired literary action series will be collected with bonus material

Writer Frank J. Barbiere (Avengers World, Solar: Man of the Atom) and artists Chris Mooneyham (Predator) and Lauren Affe take readers on an epic adventure in FIVE GHOSTS. The first twelve issues of the series, along with tons of bonus content, will be collected into a deluxe hardcover and available this June.

After a tragic encounter with an artifact known as “The Dreamstone,” infamous treasure hunter Fabian Gray is possessed by five literary ghosts and granted access to their unique abilities. Join Fabian and his allies as they travel across the world in a pulp-inspired action/adventure tale in FIVE GHOSTS DELUXE EDITION, VOL. 1 hardcover.

FIVE GHOSTS DELUXE EDITION, VOL. 1 hardcover (ISBN: 978-1-63215-288-6) hits comic book stores on June 24 and bookstores on July 7, and will be available for $34.99. It can be ordered by retailers from Diamond Book Distributors with Diamond Code MAR150531.

More praise for FIVE GHOSTS:

“People looking for that next big thing, you might want to gaze this way. Five Ghosts has everything in it that a comic should have and then some. If you're wanting to try something a little different, but classic, check out this series pronto.” —Newsarama

“Five Ghosts reminds us what we love about being readers, what it feels like to dream or imagine, and how that capacity unites all of us.” —Multiversity Comics

“Writer Frank Barbiere and artist Chris Mooneyham don't have to worry this week, they can close their eyes, open their arms as wide as they can and embrace all the appreciation for the goodness they have constructed.” —IGN

“This book is easily one of the best this year. The characters are incredibly compelling, the premise is near perfect, the plot is fun, and the art is utterly fantastic. Do yourself a favor and pick this book up. Its what comics were made for.” —Bloody Disgusting


ABOUT IMAGE COMICS

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of five major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline, Skybound and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, fantasy, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

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